Tag: public option

Insurance Companies Admit: Public Would Like Public Option

!http://theparagraph.com/wp-content/images/crazy_ideas.jpg!:http://www.americanhealthcarereform.org/joniks-healthcare-cartoons.html (_Analysis._) Since the Democratic leadership has ignored the “Medicare for All” bill and has instead opted to keep for-profit companies in the basic medical insurance business, though in competition with a non-profit public option, those companies have focused on…

John Kerry Swats Insurance Company Bargaining Chip

!http://theparagraph.com/wp-content/images/senate_of_trusts.jpg(Senate of Trusts)!:http://www.radford.edu/~wkovarik/envhist/RenHist/intro.pix/senate.of.trusts.fw..jpg The debate on a U.S. national health insurance bill has ranged over three main plans: at one end, the single-payer system most favored by the people; at the other end, the all-private system favored by insurance companies;…

Public v. Corps in National Health Care Debate

p{padding-right:1em; float:left;}. !http://theparagraph.com/wp-content/images/countbleedyadry.jpg(cartoon by Bill Jarcho)!:http://billjarcho.com/ As the U.S. Congress works on a national health care bill, people have lined-up behind three main proposals. The one most favored by citizens and doctors — and many Democratic lawmakers — is the…